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Friday , 27 May 2022
Police released a sketch of the alleged suspect from a street robbery in Cold Lake that happened midday. Image: RCMP.

Cold Lake RCMP release sketch to identify robbery suspect

Cold Lake RCMP have more information to help residents identify a robbery suspect stemming from an April incident.

On Apr. 5, between the hours of 12:10 p.m. and 12:30 p.m., Cold Lake RCMP received a report of a robbery between the area of 55 Street and 48 Avenue.

While walking on 48 Avenue the victim was stopped by an unknown male demanding money. When the victim declined, he was physically assaulted by the unknown male, police said.

On Monday morning, RCMP released a sketch of the suspect.

They are described as having:

  • Medium complexion
  • Beard with moustache, dark colored
  • Medium build
  • Wearing a black coloured toque
  • Wearing very dark sunglasses
  • Wearing a heavy black winter coat

Cold Lake RCMP are seeking assistance from anyone who may have witnessed the assault or has video footage to identify the suspect to contact the Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3302.

If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.